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will take a victory lap around charm city. there is tucker barnes. >> how is it going up there? >> it is great. i do want to tell everybody, heads up here, it is cold outside this morning. temperatures have fallen back into the low to mid-30s. so i'm here at baltimore city hall. big celebration scheduled to tart at 10:45 this morning. they will have a big parade through the city. it will wind down through the inare harbor and eventually wine up at m & t stadium. they are encouraging everybody who is a ravens fan to come out. it is a free celebration. you get to see the players and coach. a lot to look forward to this morning. very quiet out here now. the event kick off here at baltimore city hall and again at 10:45, we are expecting to hear from the mayor of baltimore and maybe a few other dignitaries before the celebrations kick off. let's tuck weather real quick. i mentioned the coal temperatures. can't feel the fingers or toes. make sure you have gloves if you are out and about. when i left d.c., we had partial clearing. the flurry activity of the light snow we expected last
. welcome to fox 5 morning news. city of baltimore will be all decked out in purple today as it proudy welcomes home the baltimore ravens. the city is holding a victory pade and celebration. things kick off at 10: 45 this morning at city hall. the parade will make its way to m & t bank stadium where fans are invited to one big party featuring the team at 12:30. ray lewis could do his signature dance one more time. tucker has a preview in the 6:00 hour. with more information about the day's big event, go to myfoxdc.com under web links. >> does tucker have a signature dance? >> have you seen the ellen dance on seinfeld? tucker. >> we hope he doesn't do that. >> good luck to tucker. the fans are going to worry about the weather today when they're outside because they will be so full of energy, they will warm themself up. expect it to be about 40 degrees by the time that parade does kick off. mostly cloudy skies across our area. we had a few passing flurries last night but a lot more to areas to the west over the mountains. to the west, currently, a wasn'ter storm warning for eastern west
with a non-custodial parent and they may have left the city. if you know where she is, call police in d.c. >> in takoma park, police continued to search for boy.ssing the 12-year-old was last seen monday night. released.etails him, you are asked to contact police. d.c. mayor vincent gray delivering his state of the district address tonight. status ofport on the the city and his administration and he will outline his agenda year.e you can watch the speech on news at 7:00 p.m. later this morning, you can watch the the ravens fans streets, getting ready for the parade. >> it's time to celebrate the win here at bowl home. be gathered around that includes john gonzalez, was at the superbowl. now he's back in baltimore >> . good morning. the city of baltimore is not time.g any the ravens won the super bowl on sunday. today is celebration time. who is ready for a parade? city hall in downtown baltimore in party mode, as you can see. is little or purple lights, like many of the buildings baltimore. today a banner will be congratulate in the team on its big super bowl against the san francisco 4
>> for more information on tvs recent visit to santa fe, new mexico another city visited by her local content vehicle, visit c-span.org/local content. ..a?xx i first came to washington, d.c. in 2000 as a congressional correspondent for the associated press. after spending several years in colombia south carolina and albany new york. now, i am originally from mississippi, the son of two public school teachers come in and being from mississippi, the one thing my parents made sure that i knew was my history. it was almost a state requirement in mississippi to know where you came from. so, when i left mississippi to go to south carolina, i had this desire to history and i studied the history of south carolina. i didn't the same thing when i went to upstate new york. i got involved in learning the african-american history of upstate new york which, by the way, is very vibrant. a lot of the underground railroads ended in upstate new york city have a very vibrant african-american community and history up there. but when i left albany new york to come to washington, d.c., and i knew i
industry as they bring the lombardi trophy back to charm city. but the john gonzalez is live in baltimore where the fister these are well underway. >> good afternoon carrying -- good afternoon from downtown baltimore where the mayor of baltimore and the coach of the baltimore ravers john harbaugh officially started the parade. head coach john harbaugh is in this maryland national guard humvee right now. this is where he will be throughout this parade. the rest of the players, they each have their humvees -- and the rest of the players and a team on this fellow right here. you can see the baltimore ravens just taking it all in. how do you feel? >> it feels great amazing. >> what is it like seeing all these folks out there? >> speechless. can't believe so many people out here. >> holiday street down here in downtown baltimore. lining the streets of baltimore. it is just pandemonium in baltimore right now. we want to show you city hall where they just unveiled a banner congratulating the baltimore ravens. you can see the rest of the team, anquan bolden taking pictures capturing the historic
minutes right now traveling southbound from the beltway into the city. that's a look at your morning commute. now over to you. >>> baltimore's mayor is calling for major changes to keep the city on track financially. and in the state of the city address yesterday mayor stephanie rawlings-bleak outlined a number of proposal that will affect everyone. linda so is live with the details and there is is a tall order -- there is a tall order of work because the mayor has to keep the city from going broke especially after the report said it could happen in ten years. >> reporter: right. talking about how the city will go into financial ruin if major changes are not made. one the changes that might affect everyone is a fee for trash removal. mayor hopes to make cuts in several areas with the goal of using those savings to lower the city's property taxes by 22 per. mayor rawlings-blake outlined the proposal during the state of the city address yesterday. her plan to cut property taxes can only happen if cuts are made in other areas. she hope the biggest savings will come from pension reform.
and voluntary evacuations in parts of the city of laurel. bob barnard is there now. >> reporter: southbound route 1 is now open. the emergency shelter open in the city of laurel is now closed. the evacuation order which was never mandatory has been lifted and the water is receding, all this tall grass behind me just a couple hours ago was underwater including that warning sign back there. wever, it has been a deadly day here. this is what it looks like along a good portion of the patuxent river. >> this river is way beyond normal levels. >> reporter: about 8 feet higher than normal according to wsse officials. wednesday's heavy rains and significant runoff upstream forced the water authority to open the floodgates at both the brighton and duckett dams before dawn this morning to relieve pressure on the tridelphia and rocky gorge reservoirs. the release of all that water caught many downstream off guard including some homeless living along the river in nearby anne arundel county. >> i walked out to 4-foot of water. i've been sitting here freezing all day. >> reporter: a friend of his did n
it will be the city's largest hotel with 1,175 rooms and it already has 330,000 nights booked and it sounds like a lot of demand, doesn't it? >> it's a big deal. and this is one impediment to a skyrocketing effort by the convention center to be a host for everything. and they don't have a hotel near it as most cities do, and now they will have a hotel within a year. a lot of rooms are already being booked. >> and there are two smaller properties nearby, all part of the convention center complex. >> if you look back over the last five years, or longer than that, since the convention center was built, there was a cloud hovering over where people will stay and how can we get more conventions coming into d.c., and we can't get the big-time conventions because people have no place to stay. >> the convention center went up in 2003, and there has been legal and political wrangling over it. what about the impact on the city's economy? >> oh, the impact on the economy means you are talking about jobs, jobs, jobs. this is a great city to have a convention and the reason is there's something in washington, d.c.
lightings up the early morning sky cameras from all across this russian city 1,000 miles from moscow catching the rare event. on their cell phones including a sonic boom breaking through earth's atmosphere. the amazing event also a destructive one. explosion of the meteorite showering the city below with fireballs. shattering windows and damaging buildings. nearly 1,000 people were hurt. most of the injuries minor though. folks struck by debris and broken glass. [ speaking foreign language ] >> after the flash something happened for about three minutes. then we rushed outdoors. i was not alone. i was there with katya. the door was made of glass, a shock wave hit us. >> reporter: ironically, the event occurring in the same day an asteroid is supposed to buzz by earth closer than any asteroid has since 15 years ago and scientists started monitoring them. experts insist it will miss the planet by more than 17,000 miles coming closer than communication and weather slights which orbit the -- satellites which orbit the earth. >> on the scale of every 1,000 to 2,000 years and again they're
? >> absolutely not. to experience this again in the city? >> very cool. twot was like the tale of the power outage, what an unusual situation. >> absolutely. a great game. very much for to us. , a very exciting morning here in baltimore. baltimore ravens, super bowl champions for the second time .n their short history came into the league 1996. reporting live, john gonzales, abc 7 news. all right, even at this hour people are pretty excited. a long after they won the super fans went to get some championship merchandise. sporting goods stores stayed late so that fans could in andbuy t-shirts and hats as you canareas , fans cannot contain their excitement about the wind. one of the guys i work with is a 49ers fan. i am ready to go rub it in his face tomorrow. baltimore, way to joe flacco. the leader ofr this new team. i like that woman saying she to let her coworkers know how it goes from now on. dick sporting-goods will open again at 6:00 a.m. for fans theirneeding to get championship gear. abc seven stay with coverage of the .uper bowl win photo gallery on our website, wjla.com. >> it is 5:
. >>> a celebration in new york city today as one of the most popular destinations there turns 100. the grand central terminal opened for business just after midnight on february 2, 1913. fox's rick has more on the history of the station. >> a century ago, the u.s. government pumped $80 million into a train station. trains, afterall, were in their hay day and their way to travel, but that didn't last long. planes and cars chipped away at rail way popularity. decades later, grand central was destined for for demolition. it was a successful effort and grand central terminal was named the national historic landmark. >> this is a 1906 generator. >> since then, this crown jewel of travel has been restored to its full glory. it remains new york's nucleus of train travel. commuters arrive on regional trains once every minute. every single day, more than, a lot more than 750,000 people come through grand central terminal. that is the entire population of the entire state of alaska walk through here every day. thousands come to visit the more than 100 stores and restaurants. one of the most recent addition
was shot in the head had been discharged from the hospital. >> in other new developments this morning city police released the safety procedure guidelines that were supposed to be followed during training. they include on-line weapons should be kept in the armor reor secured access. no weapons are allowed within a safe scenario area. a safety officer should be present and should require all role players to inspect each other to make sure no weapons are present. >> senate panel has voted to move the governor's gun control bill forward but not before making significant changes. the city signed off on the measure with the following mendments. they prohibit any one voluntarily commit to do a mental health to purchase a weapon. the gun licensing has been reduced from 100 to $150. it fires firearms training offices reduced from 8 hours to only 4. they will have the authority to regulate gun shops and gun enthusiasts will be able to own firearms but have only one copycat feature to a gun that is currently banned. >> i think we came up with an excellent product. can it be improved? yes. >> trample
'm wisdom martin. the city of baltimore will be all decked out in purple today as it proudly welcomes home the ravens. city is holding a victory parade and celebration. the parade will make its way to m & t bank stadium where fans are invite to one big party featuring the team. ray lewis could do his signature dance one last time. tucker barnes will be live with a preview of all the fun starting at 6:00 this morning. more information about the events coming up. >> tucker has an hour and a half to get to the party. >> we expect you to be dancing when you get there, all morning long. time now to check in with weather. guess who is filling in for tucker. >> gwen tolbart is here. >> he will be dancing because it is cold out there. and i know tucker can't dance. not a whole lot going on in the city but out in the west, a totally different story. that is where we are seeing a the bit more activity. we have a storm in effect for eastern west virginia, north central virginia and central and western maryland and that until 6:00 a.m. also a winter weather advisor we are talking 2 to 4 inches under t
. an 8.0 quake that centered in the solomon island about 50 miles west of the city of lata. there have been at least a dozen strong aftershocks. the pacific tsunami warning center measured waves as high as 3 feet. no reports of any major damage there. people in fiji and areas closer to the epicenter are told to head for higher ground. watches posted for parts of australia so. far, no word on whether any tsunamis have reached land. >> investigators are sifting through the rubble for clues in a deadly house fire. the flames were so intense the parents couldn't save their own children who were trapped inside. tonight, the community is coming together to help them keep going. erica gonzalez has the story from fred rimaryland. >> tonight their 8-year-old daughter remains in the hospital as the community comes together to try to do anything they can to help. they came in droves. people dining at this frederick chick-fil-a in an effort to show some love for the family. >> how long will this go until? >> god only knows. 8:30. keep going until people quit coming. >> the family house burned fast
-chaired by new york city mayor michael bloomberg, a 30-second spot at the super bowl cost $3.8 million. >>> and reaction to president obama firing a gun at camp david last summer. the white house released the photo about questions that the president's claim that he shoots skeet all the time. the nra responded writing one picture dock not erase a lifetime supporting every gun ban. the president travels to minnesota on monday to push for his gun control legislation. >>> reaction from montgomery county. firefighters attacking heavy flames at this house in gaithersburg. video shows some thick smoke bill low i billowing out of the home. they think the fire started in the basement, and fortunately no one was hurt. >>> and a woman rescued when firefighters pulled her from her burning home on price lane. photos from the fire department show heavy smoke in the air. the victim was treated for injuries by paramedics at the scene. >>> concern for some after the prince george's county fire department announced staffing changes. starting next month four stations will see a reduction in career firefi
day. the city celebrating with a big parade. >> a little less than an inch. >> don't be surprised if you see more salt on the ground ben snow today -- than snow. many people wondering about that. i am scott thuman. >> i am cynne simpson. we will get to storm march coverage with jacqui jeras. where is the snow? >> it already moved through here. it went through hagerstown and martinsburg and they got a good testing. one or two inches in the panhandle of west virginia. the system fizzled around a d.c., so we came up with a lot of nothing. weak clippers sometimes fizzle as they move over the mountains. we do have another one waiting in the wings, so we expect another light snow showers or riflery's late tonight. most of that will stay to our north this time around. -- light snow showers or snow flurries. it is 37 degrees at reagan national, 29 in dallas, 312 in winchester. cloudy this morning, but temperatures will make it into the 40's. even warmer in the seven-day forecast. those details in a few minutes. let's talk about the roads jamee. >> as we get started on this tuesday morning
is running out quickly. thank you. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray focused on the successes of the city during his third annual state of the district address. last night's speech was held at the sixth and i historic synagogue in northwest. the mayor rolled off a number of achievements that he says prove the district is well on its way to being a big league world class city. he touted a drop in climb, unprecedented development and the creation of 2,000 private sexer jobs in the last two years. >> the district's unemployment rate has declined by nearly three full percentage points. >> look where the city is moving, how the city is moving forward both fiscally, we're fiscally sound. we are the envy of many cities in america. america. >>> a d.c. council member is introducing a bill to make it all but impossible to cheat on standardized tests in d.c. public schools. david catania's legislation would make it a violation of district law for teachers to allow cheating. any teacher or principal found guilty would lose their license and face thousands of dollars in fines. the bill is in response to repo
again. if he does choose to do so, he has a lot to boast about. the city has one and a half billion dollars in the bank. there is development across d.c. and more than 1,000 people moving into the city each month. but ethics likely going to be a big role in the next mayoral election. two councilmember have resigned, charged with felonies. several of mayor gray's come pain workers pleaded guilty to campaign crimes and mayor gray himself under investigation from federal prosecutors. we talked about all of that with tommy wells last night. as >> but the thaipg that will derail it for the city a government that has a crisis in ethics and certainly a government that loses the confidence in people we govern. that is something that we can't have happen and that is why i'm exploring a run for mayor to be sure we keep the progress of our great city going. -- but the change thing that will derail it for the city is a government that has a crisis in ethics. >> reporter: ward six councilman tommy wells going to be talking with an exploratory committee talking bay possible run for mayor on monda
that hassle. let's take you to the northbound side of 95. you have delays coming frup dale city to wood -- coming up from dale city to woodbridge. let's show you some cameras on the inbound side of i-66. slowing out of manassas into centreville and here in the fairfax area. a live look on the other side northbound 395. still looking pretty good here at duke street. one more last live look on the beltway in prince george's county here in good luck road. no issues to report. back to you. >> thank you, monika. >>> two local jewelry store robberies in two days. terrifying shoppers in similar ways with their smash and grab, all caught on camera. >> it doesn't matter it was in the daylight and there were cameras everywhere. they flew in there and did it anyway. delia goncalves is at one of the locations with more details. >> reporter: police say this was a brazen robbery in both case. fortunately no one was hurt. and that is the good news but it could have really gone terribly wrong. the first robbery happened here at pentagon city mall, very busy as we all know. the second, the very busy dow
orleans is buzzing with excitement. it's the tenth time the city has hosted the nfl's championship game, but it's the first time since hurricane katrina hit. with mardi gras, they're looking to show the world they're back and better than ever. nbc's jay gray has more from the big easy. >> reporter: super bowl weekend -- >> go ravens! >> go niners! >> reporter: in the middle of mardi gras -- >> it's a constant party. >> reporter: in the only town that could handle hosting both. >> you see the sports part. you see the bourbon street and mardi gras. it brings it all together. >> reporter: a difficult task in a city battered by hurricane katrina and stained by the bp oil spill but inwilling to break. >> we are proud here. >> reporter: legendary quarterback and a favorite son of the city, archie manning, says the big game and big easy is a tribute to dedication and sacrifice here. >> it's been a great story of the recovery. with a lot of help from the whole nation. >> reporter: a nation that is now joining in the celebration. >> this is fantastic. i've never been. you couldn't ask for a bett
of dale city. slow newington to the beltway. across the 14th street bridge, allow extra time here, delays slowing at the beltway headed north to the potomac. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> thanks, julie. we are following breaking news from overseas from turkey of an explosion at the american embassy. we're showing you live coverage from turkish tv from the scene. the video shows ambulances and emergency vehicles near the embassy. a turkish police official says a suicide bomber blew up explosions and two were killed. reports of several injuries. again, an explosion near the u.s. embassy in the capital of turkey. we'll bring you pdates as soon as we get them. >>> more breaking news now, this time from new york city. that is where former mayor ed koch has died from congestive heart failure. he had been in and out of the hospital throughout month of january, suffering from fluid in his lungs and legs. he was readmitted monday with shortness of breath. but doctors moved him into intensive care yesterday. koch served for three terms from 1978 through 1989, and is credited wi
marco joins us with the details. >> it happened at the fashion mall in pentagon city earlier today. you can clearly see four men wearing hoods walk into zales jewelry store. at least one suspect is armed with a hammer and begins smashing away at the glass. the others help peel it back and all four grab what they can. they made off with 27 diamond rings, estimated value $128,000. after grabbing the rings the suspects took off running for the nearest exit. it led to the top level of the parking garage where there was a get-away driver in a red sedan. they drove through a closed gate exiting onto 15th street. investigators are checking security cameras in the garage to see if they can get a better description on the car or tag numbers. >> it's pretty scary because you come to the city thinking there's security and there's security all over the mall. so that is pretty gutsy on their behalf. >> they did conceal their identities by wearing hoods and i don't know if it's masks, but they did conceal their faces. so maybe through clothes the public will be able to help us locating these individuals.
warren ton. faulkiers county, so forecasts, as we look at your city planner for ft. washington, we'll drop to 50 degrees by 7:00 p.m. as we getting to 9:00 p.m., 47 degrees. so on your fast forecast, clearing out, yes, for the evening, more sunshine tomorrow, and we've got a storm system to talk about for midweek, could give us a chance of snow. i'll have the details coming right up. >> thanks, v.j. >>> raising the stakes, the reward that's leading to new tips as police search for a former police officer who may be going after former colleagues. >>> the unique offering by a popular tourist the big gamble by folks in atlantic city. ♪ >>> plus tickets for beyonce's d.c. tour gone in a matter of seconds. have you missed out? we'll tell you. >>> coming up on "news4 at 4," she is was one of the deejays involved in the prank call that ended with a nurse's suicide. but now she's getting a fres >>> investigators are trying to figure out why a gunman opened fire inside a deck aware courthouse. police say he walked into the building and xwe again shooting. officers returned fired. two wome
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in alexandria could turn out to be the first murder in the city of 2013. a family member found the 94- year-old man's body wednesday night at home in the 2700 block of holly street. investigators have not release his name or cause of death. he died under suspicious circumstances. that has people in this quiet neighborhood nervous. >> it's a very quiet neighborhood, almost rural. >> these types of incidents just don't happen not only in this neighborhood but in our city. >> if it is will the homicide, it will be alexandria's first murder since 2011. >> learning more aboutraduate student push-out two roommates at their college park home. 23-year-old dayvon green worked as an auxiliary campus police officer last fall for two weeks but was fired after not showing up for work. he shot and killed 22-year-old stephen rane of silver spring and wounded another roommate early tuesday morning and then killed himself the. green's family said he had been suffering from a mental illness for least a year before the shooting. >> maryland lawmakers will have a hearing today on a bill that would abolish the
the equipment works and is accurate. -- -- and the car was not moving for 30 seconds. host: new york city is accused of rigging red lights in a class-action lawsuit. new york city is facing a class action lawsuit. the city accused of rigging lights to catch more drivers and right more tickets. -- write more tickets. isidor is a republican in washington, d.c. caller: in d.c. on new york avenue, as you entered the scene, they have the camera right there. if you are headed into maryland or coming into d.c., they have the gotcha camera. there are police on duty right after you run the red light camera to slow you down and give you a ticket even if you got the red-light ticket. what about the drug drivers? they're really not that concerned. it is a money machine. they're all over. host: do you think it makes use a for? caller: no. i'm not saying they could use speed bumps, and i don't think it makes us safer. if anything, i've seen it cause a lot of accidents, people slamming on breaks. host: story from the washington post. our question for you this morning is what you think of red-light camer
impending cuts could cost the city. >>> we're also less than ten days away from sequestration now. this hour we'll head to capitol hill to find out how defense cuts could hit our entire renaling. >>> and a shocking story involving an obgyn at john hopkins. the allegations he may have taken his own life as police investigated the videotapes and pictures. >>> and we have the personal story behind a movie getting a lot of oscar buzz. >> "silver linings playbook" is bringing a lot of attention to mental illness. today we're going to tell you about the inspiration for the movie. he it is will you appears in some of the more human orrous scenes. his dad is the director. >>> we begin at 4:00 with breaking news. five arrests in the murder of a teenager in prince george's county. >> tracee walk united states joins us live where we are wading for a new conference. >> reporter: we are, pat and jim. there's new information. we are now dealing with 17 killed this school year in prince george's county. a seventh teen just died. that has been confirmed by prince george's county police. this teen who was in
has been found in the rubble of a kansas city restaurant introduce destroyed by an explosion. the person has not been identified but authorities have been looking for a woman who worked in the restaurant and who was reported missing after last night's plant mike tobin has the latest. >> reporter: fire crews with cadaver dogs continue searching throughout rubble of jj, the popular restaurant in missouri, which was leveled by a natural gas explosion and fire. >> kcfd, kansas city pd, bomb and arson unit, and atf are on the scene and will conduct a thorough investigation to find out what caused the explosion. >> reporter: the massive blast and fire which followed lit up the night sky in kansas city tuesday night and happened at the pack of happy hour. more than a dozen people were hurt, three in critical . the city leaders say the recovery effort and investigation in is in overdrive as they race to beat the snowstorm heading toward the region. >> it's important that we do as much as possible today in light of the weather that is coming in, with which will make it extremely diffi
. a light accumulation developing over the city. more snow chances over the weekend. >> ok, we'll see you in a couple of minutes. you can track the changes outside with the storm weather watch at at. you can download it on our weather page. >> let's get back to the danger from outer space. it started when a met your exploded over russia this morning and over 100 people were hurt from flying glass from the sonic boom that was created from the 10-ton rock. then an asteroid passed closer to earth closer than a lot of our satellites. steve has more. >> imagine nasa spent over a year tracking that asteroid waiting to for it to get its closer point today to be outshined by the met your. the images coming out of russia are almost unbelievable. imagine seeing this bright flash on your drive to work this morning. the shock waves shattering glass, damaging buildings and injuring hundreds of people it exploded over central russia. an 11-year-old described ates pretty cool. inside nasa described it this way. >> it formed four and half billion years ago but it spe
orleans' tenth super bowl. it may be one of the most important for the city. it's the first time the nfl's championship game will be played there since hurricane katrina hit seven years ago. with mardi gras adding to the party, the city is looking to show it's back and better than ever. nbc's jay grey has more now from the big easy. >> reporter: super bowl weekend -- >> go ravens! >> go niners! >> reporter: -- in the middle of mardi gras. >> it's a constant party. >> reporter: in the only town -- >> good hospitality, good food. it's awesome. >> reporter: -- that could handle hosting both. >> you see the sports part. you see the bourbon street and mardi gras part. it brings it all together. >> reporter: a difficult task in a city battered by katrina and stained by the bp oil spill, but unwilling to break. legendary quarterback and a favorite son of the city, archie manning, says the big game in the big easy is a tribute to dedication and sacrifice here. >> it's been a great story of the recovery with a lot of help from the whole nation. >> reporter: a nation that is now joining in the cel
the city's code of conduct when it came to his influence over two projects and matt ackland has more. >> reporter: jim graham is only the sec council member to be punished by his fires. marion barry was punished several years ago and today, barry was the only one supporting graham. it appeared this was the last place that council members wanted to be, called into a meeting to punish one of their own. >> it's not ordinarily constructive to criticize one another, which is why there is a lot of reluctance to do that and why today is an uncomfortable day for the council of the district of columbia. >> reporter: uncomfortable but necessary. it was chairman mendelson who came up with the punishment after seeing the results of three independent investigations suggested that graham broke the city's code of conduct when he agreed to trade boats on two projects. >> it might be appropriate for a council member to publicly express a preference, it's not appropriate for a council member to attempt to influence behind-the-scenes who may win a bid. >> the public has to trust us to do what is right
of the city fire department has been performing sweeping of the building. hundreds of employees were immediately evacuated. some didn't want to go on camera. >> the announcement came over the p.a. system, telling everybody to evacuate the building. >> we kept hearing sirens, coming and going. and my manager came in a little later. like 10:00, 10-ish. and she said, what's all the sirens, all the ambulances out front for? and next thing you know, they made the announcement for everybody to vacate the building. and we have been out here for 40 minutes. >> reporter: it's sil unclear what caused -- still unclear what caused the illness. >> we checked for carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulide and others. >> reporter: we're told more than 1,000 johns hopkins hospital and university employees work here at the keswick building. patients are not seen here. it's for emergencies only. >> reporter: officials were hesitant to let people leave for the day, in case they should take something home with them. >> i don't want to go in there until they clear the build
-per-hour wind gusts in the city of washington. 40-mile-an-hour gusts out of manassas. that has windchills in the teens and low 20s. not much coming down on radar, so we won't need to be worried about breaking out the snow shovels. temperatures will stay in the teens through low 20s early this morning. a sunny and cold finish to your morning. we'll talk about the rest of the day and your weekend coming up. have something very heavy to put in your pockets. >> thank you, chuck. >>> right now the first flights of the day are taking off from airports in our area. things seem to look okay so far this hour. at least 150 flights were canceled at reagan yesterday. all of them coming in or heading out of the northeast. meanwhile, in new york, stranded travelers at laguardia airport had no choice but to ride out the snow. kraus set up cots and blankets to people could be comfortable. >> it is not any better on the rails. acela has already cancel ed service completely between new york and boston. however, trains between d.c. and new york will schedule e operat scheduled. amtrak is still operating. if
kansas city affiliate kctc, is in overland park, kansas. good morning. >> reporter: many people are already digging out of last week's snowstorm where a foot and a half of snow fell. and they are expecting much more today. they could see another foot here in kansas. the latest winter storm is unleashing blizzard conditions from texas to oklahoma and kansas. a system so powerful you can literally hear its fury. this was amarillo texas, monday where howling winds whipped around more than a foot and a half of snow creating five-foot snow drift in some areas. >> we're going to step outside and let you see what it's like so far. ooh. >> reporter: the storm knocked out power to thousands in texas and oklahoma and brought traffic to a standstill closing miles of interstates and highways across the southwest. on some road, strong winds and driving snow reduced visibility to near zero. emergency crews focused on locating and rescuing stranded drivers while in some spots motorists abandoned their cars altogether. by monday afternoon, the system had moved into kansas
's aging infrastructure? >> there fact is that -- baltimore is no different than any other city in the mid atlantic or the next. we have a lot of infrastructure that is aging. we can see it with bridges and tunnels and water and sewer systems. we're no different. we need to continue to invest and reinvest in the system. to keep up and modernize the system. that takes investment. >> reporter: bge says with the new increase customer's bills will typically be lower than 2009, because the cost of energy has dropped. >>> massive automatic spending cuts will take effect in less than a week. democrats are saying if the cuts go through on the 1st of march, everyone, from food inspectors to fbi agents will lose their jobs. but republicans are accusing the white house of using scare tactics the raise taxes. >>> among the many areas impacted if those cuts take effect maryland's airports. we could see widespread delays at bwi and smaller airports could shutdown. kai jackson with more on the looming travel crisis. >> reporter: a budget battle in washin
, city leaders say they witnessed a 29% drop in crime. in the 30 years since, the crime rate has remained low. including just four gun related homicides. >> our crime rate is generally less than half the national average. >> over the years, kennesaw has grown. and today, amist the sprawling subdivisions and strip malls, gun control is still a sensitive issue. >> there's a lot of people that are passionate about their right to own a firearm. any kind of a firearm. >> including an assault weapon. >> yes. >> as the sunsets on kennesaw, its residents are keeping an eye on the second amendment and how washington interprets it. >> i think if they change it, they are killing the constitution. >> no men anymore, there's no men. we have no leaders, no men. we are a wishy washy nation now. nobody is afraid of us anymore. >> andrea mccarren, wusa9. >> folks in kennesaw who do not buy a gun are not punished. the law allows several exceptions. folks with mental illness, and for those who just can't afford to buy a gun. we would like you to join our conversation. it is one of our hottest topi
-term mayor of new york city, has died at the age of 88. the cause of death was congestive heart failure, and that's just coming into us now. andrea, i hear you sighing. >> well, you know, how many i doing? how many i doing? the campaign. he was so controversial. and then, of course, when barack obama was running, he was very not just controversial, but he went over, some said, over the edge and became really alienated from a lot of the leaders. there's no denying the force that he was in new york city. and the remarkable character that he was. >> absolutely. >> all those years. >> he was, donny, the face of new york for so long. >> he is. i grew up in the city. and i love him. and i actually think his way was an early, early precursor to probably the most, if not hillary clinton, loved politician today, chris christie, straight talking, who he is, the embodiment of a region, unapologetically, and obviously stylistically very different but kind of built from the same mold. he was one of the greatest. >> he was another of the generation of these guys, these leaders, that we're losing now
killed while shielding his friends from a gang members spraying fire on a city bus. his friend is here today marcus norris, hit in the face by a bullet that came through the wall of his house. thank god he survived. we are glad to have him here today. a true american hero who dedicated his life to serving his country and his community, killed by gang members with a straw purchase gone. i attended his funeral service. the officer's family is here, and his sister will testify today. there are many more in this room today whose lives and families have been changed by gun violence. i would like to ask the friends and family of the victims of gun violence to please stand. look about his room. understand that the debate we have before us has affected so many lives. thank you all for being here today. as we conduct this debate and honor your loved ones who are no longer with us, we know that we have to act. thank you for joining us at this hearing. senator cruz. >> thank you, mr. chairman. let me say it is a particular honor to serve as ranking member on this committee with you and a particul
have been worse in the buros. all the major roadways are plowed and open and the city streets should be cleared by the end of the day. overnight, a foot of snow dumped on the big apple. some parts of eastern long island got up to 30 inches of snow. >> is any now a picture of what is happening in the weather world. gwen tolbert has been tracking the latest on the storm and changes in our forecast here. >> reporter: we dodged the bullet on this one and into the northeast, as you mentioned and taking a major hit. we'll look at radar and show you what is happening now can you see areas of northeastern maine dealing with a lot of snow there. other than that, it's dealing with the canadian maritime. other than, that not much is happening. the winds are strong, however, and that is causing an issue. as we go to the weather map, let's look at what is happening here at home. the satellite radar composite showing you we have some clearing skies as a ridge of high pressure starts building in for us and there is not a lot of activity. did we ever deal with strong winds? thing are improving searc
board says it found substantial evidence that d.c. council member jim graham violated the city's code of conduct when he intervened in award ago lottery contract. the board says it's not pursuing the matter any further because it has no authority to punish him. graham strongly denies any wrongdoing. >>> 5:05. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> good morning jessica doyle. >> good morning, we've got some high hopes on this friday morning heading into the last trading session of the week. we'd like to change the tone. wall street estral lay pushed us to -- wall street's rally really stalled out this week. we have some good news to report this morning though. linkedin's quarterly profits soared past estimates. we have some economic data due out later today. checking the numbers for you -- >>> even though it's friday, feeling a little tense maybe a little anxious this morning? probably not the caffeine you're drinking right now. that doesn't necessarily help. a new survey by the american psychological association finds money, work, the economy, the top triggers for co
wednesday a big snowstorm in mid-march but not very often. 33 in new york city. 28 in columbus. much of our region has fallen below 33 degrees. make sure the kids are ready for a chilly morning. remember yesterday morning we were in the 40s. here is is a look at your satellite-radar and clouds increasing here. might be a little sunshine to start your day. the clouds will quickly move in. i think the shower activity will hold off until mid afternoon. probably 2:00, 3:00, it will start to move in. high temperatures expected to be in the low 40s. later tonight as the storm starts to push off the coast, it will be enough to draw enough cold air in from the north. we should see a transition start to take place north and west of washington. perhaps even washington and points to the east. thinking of you prince george's county out towards anne arundel county, you may see the transition to a little snow. here is your forecast for today. daytime highs in the low 40s with showers developing by early afternoon and again, we could see some snow tonight, perhaps some light accumulations. we'll talk more
the nation in identity theft complaints. high risk cities include miami and tampa. something to keep in mind. >>> americans are getting a little stingy when it comes to buying for their sweetheart this year. a new survey found 62% of shoppers plan to spend up to $100 on valentine's day. this is a lot. but that's actually a decrease from 68% last year. 69% plan to buy gifts from a store. more than a third will spend money on a nice night out. everything is nice. it's the thought that counts. >> it is. >> good hugs will do. >> but we love jewelry. >> yeah. well. never say no to that. >> that's right. >> thank you jess. remember that. >> yeah, yeah. >>> 4:42. a local school system pulls a controversial classroom video which included a discussion about turning gay people straight. >> are you stressed out? the answer is likely yes for most of us. coming up we'll give you some ways you can stop stress before it happens. >> wusa9 will have more on those stories and a lot more plus your weather first in two >>> hello and welcome back to wusa9. it is finally friday. we have made it. it's 4:44 and how
in a high-profile case york city police officer with ties to our area. roberto valle is accused of plotting to kill, eat many women. he graduated from the university in 2006. >> a 39-year-old man from peru was hit and killed by a car just before 1:00 a.m. along route 301 drive.ointer ridge victim was walking northbound lanes when he was struck. are talking to the driver .f the car now >> on the hill this morning, we should see a lot of back and confirmation hearing begins for president pick to head the cia. >> is facing opposition. we are discussing john brenan. let's check in with john gonzalez on capitol hill to look of this for us. >> the big issue on capitol hill today will be u.s. drones that killed thousands of terrorism but have also taken of more than 300 civilians. k will be obama's picl on the hot seat. republicans and democrats will about theand answers drones.nmanned >> i suggest to you that these against alrikes are ethical and just. >> administration''s the "killigns off on list. gone 700% drones has under the obama administration. has a secret base in saudi arabia. >> if thre
. there will be slippery moments on the highways due to that. new storm system moves in. just outside oklahoma city. amarillo, snow. santa fe. in some cases, 6 to 12 inches of snow. this movers to the new york city and washington, d.c. area by wednesday, wednesday night. a quick look at the big board. >> a cold and damp start this morning. coming out of the south. rain is coming to an end. you can see it on the live super doppler. the way to the dust -- to the bus stop it is very wet out there. a high between 52 and 58. tomorrow, 50 degrees. potential for a wintery mix on wednesday. >> and coming up on "gma," more breaking news coverage of pope benedict's surprise resignation. >>> and the latest on the m manhunt for the rogue excop on the run. >>> what a night at the grammys. rihanna, sting, bruno mars, we have it all. well, planning, of course. and we got a lot of good advice. a few years ago, your mom and i put some money into a pacific life fixed annuity. it guarantees us an income for the rest of our lives, whether social security is all there or not. hey, hey! ♪ [ laughs ] [ male announcer ]
deputizing discrimination. this particular research study we did was for salt lake city, police chief burbank called us so bravely. he had built up in his house that was getting ready to pass, like most of us did, wanting to deputize his police officers and to make them immigration officers. and, of course, a lot of the language was pretty much you just don't stop anybody ask for their credentials and really say to you belong here. so most of us in law enforcement, we knew what that was going to do. you already don't trust us. let's do one more layer on top of that. so he had some grave concerns. and so what we did is one of the issues he had, all of his lawmakers were saying hey, if you do this, you will reduce crime because the association of crime and people of color was the only reason they're over here is to take our jobs, you're a member the arguments. when they bring their criminality into the system. so remember those conversations and to reflect back and say that sounds familiar, doesn't it? sounds very familiar. and the one of the things that he did was the cple went into the commit
with the help of her 6-year-old son, and it sure has paid off as she hase welcome from new york city tammy austin. so pretty. >> thank you. [kiss] meredith: good to see you. all right, tammy, we discovered yesterday that your son is a fan of this show, he's been helping you prepare, that you are also a risk taker... >> apparently. meredith: not afraid to make some guesses. well, they certainly paid off. >> they did yesterday. meredith: but at what point do you think, "i probably won't be risky" at some point in this game? >> well...usually my line is that if it doesn't take a lot of preparation or endurance or training, i'll do it. meredith: uh-huh. >> i've been kind of training for this one by collecting useless knowledge for a long time. meredith: ha ha! >> we'll see, you know? it's ok. it's actually not useless anymore. meredith: and i know you can use the money. it's been flooding in your apartment recently, so... >> yes. we had 4 feet of water in my apartment yesterday. meredith: oh, my god. >> so i had no hot water this morning. so i'm here. it's a nice day to be on tv when you can't
ready. as ben fogul reports, the city is missing one important ingredient, winter weather. >> reporter: it's 68 degrees, it's sunny and there's palm trees. at first glance, sochi on the shores of the black sea, doesn't look like a place for the winter olympics. it's actually a summer seaside resort. but there's a saying in sochi. if you don't like the weather, wait a minute. this is the same time of year that winter olympics are boing to happen. it's pouring with rain. let's hope this turns to snow. the olympiapark will be the most compact ever. the jewel in the crown will be the ice palace, home to russia's national sport, ice hockey. outside if you look up from town, the snow is there. here athletes including team usa have had a chance to test the terrain. the volunteers are here to practice too. there will be 25,000 of them. they are already excited for the games. back down below, work continues. this is the first olympiapark built from scratch. while many of the stadiums have been completed, there's still a lot of unfinished business. >> the biggest construction site in the world i
. >> there are some uncomfortable moments this year because the cop testants come back being the best of the city where we found them and they think they are at the top. they are not because this is the best of from the entire nation. during hollywood week, the contestants sing a cappella. this year, there is a twist. >> we'll have the guys compete separately with each other and the girls compete seam ratley with each other. that is different from seasons past. >> we think it is a better fit. >> with so much at stake for everyone, expect the pressure to be even more intense with the new judges. >> a lot of passionate arguing because it is hard to whittle it down. and especially when it is your first season judging and i think you'll see this. you pull for people. you believe in people. you want them to get better. you want them so toronto benefit of the doubt. >> it will be hard today. >> we narrowed it down to the best of the best but there are always a cup of people who everybody just can't seem to agree on. >> reporter: in hollywood, adam housley, fox news. >>> hollywood week on american idol
weather advisory has been issued to the west of the city here later today. wintry mix developing during the day. again, very light amounts. parts of the area may not see much of anything, as the system is getting sheared and falling apart. the risk of a wintry mix later, temperatures in the mid-30s. transitioning to a little bit of drizzle, and more rain in the forecast tomorrow. let's do traffic now with julie wright. happy friday. like the glasses. >> thank you. friday indeed. unfortunately, dealing with the remains of the vehicle fire, outer loop of the beltway, before you commit to 214, central avenue. lanes are open. but backups on the outer loop of the beltway headed north of route 4. heavy, slow and steady. that's how she rolls on that outer loop. let's continue inbound on 50, delays from 202 to the new york/kenilworth avenue split. delays inbound new york avenue, as you make your way past the 3rd street tunnel. accident activity cleared. traffic light delays only leaving northeast to northwest. outbound at florida, earlier incident cleared. typical slowdown in manassas. travelin
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